Events in Sport in May 1894

  • May 15 20th Kentucky Derby: Frank Goodale aboard Chant wins in 2:41
  • May 16 Fire in Boston destroys baseball stadium & 170 other buildings
  • May 17 19th Preakness: Fred Taral aboard Assignee wins in 1:49.25
  • May 26 Emanuel Lasker (26) becomes World Champion chess player
  • May 30 Bobby Lowe is 1st to hit 4 HRs in 1 baseball game